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Iso Roobertinkatu 18, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
(09) 640 584
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Ranked #448 of 1,005 Restaurants in Helsinki
Cuisines: Thai
Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Naantali, Finland
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205 reviews 205 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I ate after work dish for 11 euros plus spring rolls for 6.50. The dish was nice portion of glass noodles with chicken. Service was quick and friendly enough and the food was alright. Nothing really fancy but still eatable.

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Helsinki, Finland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Well, worst together with the other Tamarins in the city. Same food almost every day. Spice they use the most is soy sauce and they use it so much you cannot really taste anything else. This will be my last visit to Tamarin.

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Rio de Janeiro
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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I just love this place. It is casual and always serves good, authentic Thai-food. Lunch buffet at 9,70€ and my preference is late lunch (until 18.00) for 11 €. Perfect chicken curry. The service is sometimes a bit clumsy, I guess, due to communication problems, but I can overcome that.. Recommended!

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Helsinki, Finland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Modest but nice place for a curry. Good value and unpretentious. Shy service... in a nice and unobtrusive way.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Tamarin serves the most authentic and tasty Thai food in Helsinki. Service is authentic and they even have ladyboys there (which makes it even more authentic). Have been there for lunch and dinner, and loved both.

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Ballerup, Denmark
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

I was wandering about looking for a place with Asian food and stumbled upon Tamarin. I was actually really hungry so I ordered a small mango salad and a rice dish (semi hot with 2 peppers as a "warning"). The waiter asked if I wanted both together or separate, which I truly appreciated. Both dishes was brought to me rather... More

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Mentone, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I've eaten in many thai restaurants, and this one perhaps tops the list. Excellent taste and presentation. Reasonable prices for Finland. I ate there twice. Their pad see ew is the best. I never saw any of the waitress smiling, saying a courteous word, or just being gracious to any customer. I congratulate them for their excellent food and the... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Good option for late lunch which is served buffet style on most days until 18.00 for the price of 10 euros. Several options: curries, spring rolls, salads available.Casual place frequented by lunch quests particularly. No gourmet experiences but surely good value for the money. The service is a bit blunt, not the usual polite Thai-style. Smiles are not included.

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Hull
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

5 of us ate here on our last night in Helsinki. Very good selection of meals, especailly the mains. Between our group we had a 4 curries, 1 pad thai, 3 beers, 1 tea and 2 desserts and bill was 117 euros, so not too bad. Portions huge. Service ok, would probably return.

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Winchester, Virginia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This worked out to be okay. We were starving and the first few choices we had for dinner that evening did not work out. The portions were very large and that was good since everyone was starving. The food was a little bit bland. The biggest disappointment was the charges for the pitchers of tap water that they brought with... More

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Additional Information about Tamarin

Address: Iso Roobertinkatu 18, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: (09) 640 584
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
Cuisine: Thai

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